Category Archives: Hiking/Biking/Floating

Gianforte Supports Bill That Would Allow Bikes in Wilderness

By | December 28, 2017

The Hungry Horse News reports that Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte said he supports a bill that would allow bicycles and wheelchairs in designated wilderness areas. Earlier this month, Gianforte voted for H.R. 1349, a bill that would amend the Wilderness Act of 1964. It adds the language that says “Each agency administering any area designated as… Read More »

Bill Allowing Bikes In Wilderness Draws Mixed Reactions In Montana

By | December 14, 2017

Montana Public Radio reports that Montana’s Representative Greg Gianforte Wednesday voted for a bill that would allow bicycles in wilderness areas. The bill is drawing mixed reactions. U.S. House Resolution 1349 would allow non-motorized bicycles, strollers, wheelbarrows, game carts and motorized and non-motorized wheelchairs in federally designated wilderness areas. Congressman Greg Gianforte sits on the House Committee on… Read More »